Kobach, commission on voter fraud battle states over voter data - hays Post

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's commission investigating alleged voter fraud during the 2016 election is asking states for a list of the names, party affiliations, addresses and voting histories of all voters, if state law allows it to be public.

Trump's pick to investigate voter fraud is freaking out voting rights activists - Washington Post

President Trump on Thursday appointed a divisive conservative voting rights expert to spearhead the White House's search into allegations of widespread fraud in the 2016 presidential election. The appointment of Hans von Spakovsky has reignited debate ...

Wolf says Pennsylvania won't help Trump voter fraud group - ABC27

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania's Democratic governor says he's not going to cooperate with a presidential commission looking into voting fraud, but the Trump administration can purchase publicly available voter lists. Gov. Tom Wolf wrote Friday to ...

Kansas not sharing sensitive voter data it seeks from others - Fort Worth Star Telegram

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says his state will not be giving the federal voter fraud commission he leads the partial Social Security numbers that he has asked other states to provide from their voter rolls. Kobach as vice chairman of the ...

New York refuses to hand over voter data to Trump admin - New York Post

New York has joined a growing number of states refusing to hand over voter data to the Trump administration. Trump's voter fraud commission sent requests to all 50 states on Wednesday requesting the names of registered voters, their addresses, dates of ...

States refuse Trump panel request for voter information - WIBQ

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A growing number of U.S. states Friday refused to provide voters' names, addresses and other personal information requested by a panel that President Donald Trump created to investigate voter fraud, saying the demand was ...

Trump election commission condemned as tool for voter suppression - St. Louis American

Tony Rothert, legal director of ACLU of Missouri, said that Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's campaign to gather voter information, as vice-chair of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, is “nothing more than a guise for ...

Cuomo won't send already-public voter information to Trump election panel - Buffalo News

ALBANY – Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo says he will will not turn over information about New York state voters to a federal election panel that President Trump created to study possible voter fraud in last year's elections. Cuomo said New York “refuses to ...

Kansas will not provide social security numbers to voter fraud panel - The Hill

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says his state will not provide certain information to the voter fraud commission for which he serves as the vice chairman. The Kansas City Star reported Friday that Kobach has declined to hand over the last four ...

Kobach: Kansas won't give Social Security info to Kobach-led voter commission at this time - Kansas City Star

Multiple states plan to buck Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's request for personal information on voters on behalf of a presidential commission. Kobach said Friday that Kansas also won't be sharing Social Security information with the commission ...

Trump's voting commission asks for state voter info, many states say no - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Trump's advisory commission on election integrity sent a letter to all 50 states asking for voter information. Here's how states are reacting. By Abby HamblinContact Reporter · Elections · Donald Trump · Mike Pence · Alex Padilla ...

NM's secretary of state won't release voter information to Trump's voter commission - New Mexico Political Report

While she hasn't yet received a written request to do so, New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver pledged Friday to not release voter information to President Donald Trump's Advisory Commission on Election Integrity. The commission, which ...

Backlash at Trump Commission Request for 'Confidential' Voter Data - NBCNews.com

The White House faced a growing revolt Friday as nearly half of the states refused to comply with a request from President Donald Trump's panel investigating alleged voter fraud to hand over substantial amounts of confidential and sensitive voter data.

A Trump commission wants a national voter database. What it does next is worth watching - The Boston Globe

The most consequential political story of the week might not have been in the headlines about the Senate health care bill, President Trump's tweets, or a new 90-day travel ban that went into effect Thursday night. Instead, it might be the under the ...

ND law prevents officials from giving voter info to Trump commission - WDAY

North Dakota deputy Secretary of State Jim Silrum discussed the impact of a proposed voter registration study at an interim meeting of the judiciary committee during the 2017 legislative session. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune. BISMARCK—State law ...

Did Trump Just Begin Laying the Groundwork for “Mass Voter Purging”? - Vanity Fair

Amid the Senate's failure to pass health-care legislation and the president's sexist smear of a TV host, casual news observers may have missed what would otherwise been reported as a major development: the federal government is attempting to collect ...

Elections chief says he'll deny Trump panel some voter data - Fort Worth Star Telegram

Ohio's elections chief said Friday he would provide a presidential commission looking into voter fraud with only the state voter information that is public. Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted said he wouldn't turn over the last four digits of ...

Texas will give public info to Trump voter fraud commission - KLTV

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas election officials say they'll provide public voter information to President Donald Trump's commission that is investigating alleged voter fraud in the 2016 elections. The announcement Friday comes after the Presidential ...

Trump's voting fraud commission won't get full Indiana data - The Sun Herald

An Indiana official says the state won't be able to provide much of the information requested by President Donald Trump's commission investigating alleged voter fraud during the 2016 election. The commission led by Vice President Mike Pence asked state ...

State election officials push back on data request from Trump voter fraud panel - USA TODAY

WASHINGTON — State election officials around the country pushed back Friday against a request by President Trump's voter fraud commission for states to hand over detailed information about their voters, including birth dates, parts of Social Security ...